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in the face of increased hostility from the u.s. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. north korea is drawing global condemnation for a new underground nuclear test. the north korean government confirmed the test after seismic activity of 4.9 magnitude was picked up in the korean peninsula. north korea had vowed to conduct rocket launches and a u.s.-and declared test after the u.n. security council resolution tightened sanctions in response to rocket launch two months ago. in a statement, u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon condemned the test, calling it "deplorable" and "a clear and grave violation." the security council is holding an emergency session on north korea later today. two men have been charged in the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl struck by random gunfire just days after performing at president obama's inauguration. hadiya pendleton had recently returned from washington, where she performed with her school marching band during the inaugural festivities. she was laid to rest saturday at a f
church in the u.s. and in ireland and other countries? tonight i will tell you what i think. i know who the front runner is right now and what we can expect of him. and let's face it, the election of a pope is a political as well as a spiritual undertaking. ambition and humility both play their roles. the stakes, who will lead the church for the years ahead, probably for our lifetimes. it's going to matter and not just to catholics. i'm joined by melinda henneberger and e.j. dionne. here is my pick, cardinal angelo scola, just barely young enough to make it. the biggest thing he has going in his favor, the pope wants him, and there are a lot of voting cardinals who owe the pope. a majority were picked by the fellow right there, his holiness. about 56%, close to the two-thirds needing to win. he's italian, that always helps. he's european. 62, a majority are from europe. you know how political i'm getting here? i'm just starting here, melinda. this is a political enterprise. it's a secular event, and it's an election, very democratic. my bet is that this pope wants a quick election becau
that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans, lawmakers have been trying to find out exactly what the president was doing that night and lindsey graham says he means business to get that answer and if he doesn't get the answers soon, he's prepared to take action. watch this. >> i don't think we should allow brennan to go forward for the cia directorship, hagel to be confirmed to the secretary of defense until the white house gives us an accounting. did the president ever pick up the phone and call anyone in the government to help these folks. what did the president do? we know he talked to the israeli prime minister from 8 to 9 on september 11th about a dustup of a democratic platform and the fact he didn't meet the prime minister of israel when he came to new york to visit the u.n., but that's not related to libya. what did he do that night. that's not unfair shall the families need to know and the american people need to know. >> i'm not sure i understand. what do you plan to do if they don't give you an answer, are you going to put a hold on these two nominations? >> yes, yes,
of parades and shows across california and the u.s. >> we've even had 'em at the indianapolis car races, and they've--they handled that well. they even had a car go by 'em at 150 miles an hour, uh--and-- and stood up to all of that. and they handle helicopters, sirens, uh, air horns. uh, they're very solid horses. >> john, who grew up on a farm, has been raising draft horses for about 30 years. >> we were looking for a--some new horse to work with in the future, and we'd read about the american cream draft horse, and the pro--the only problem was everybody said phey were extinct, there weren't any left. so i spent about a year looking and finally found a horse up in oregon. they are doing well. we have about 500 horses in the breed right now, uh, and the numbers are on the rise, so, uh, when we get around 1,000 horses, we're gonna feel very secure. the breed, uh, what's unique about 'em is the eye color. look at the eyes on the horse. they're amber eyes, like a signal light, and itÃunique to the breed. uh, the entire breed has amber eyes. >> [cheering] >> well, they're beautiful. they
skeptical of killings that target u.s. citizens. do you expect the use of drones to be perhaps scaled back if john brennan becomes director of the cia? >> i certainly don't think so, martin, because he's in many ways the architect of this program and has overseen the dramatic expansion -- >> so you don't think the more recent public scrutiny will actually affect the administration's use of drones? >> i don't think it will affect the use of drones. what needs to be done is they actually have to be procedures and policies in place so congress or the courts can oversee it. at some point it may not be john brennan and barack obama overseeing it program. it may be something like dick cheney and the nation needs to have some standards in place for when that occurs. >> lord forbid. dana milbank, thank you, sir. >>> coming up, marco rubio and rand paul both vote against the violence against women act. a great start to their rebuttals to the state of the union. don't you think? stay with us. [ male announcer ] here's a fun fact: this single scoop of gain gives more freshness than a whole box of thi
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